“Advocates for sex equality began the fight to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution 100 years ago. We’ve watched opponents of equality for women and LGBTQ+ persons take unprecedented steps to roll back our rights, showing just how fiercely urgent our fight is today as it was a century ago. There is no time limit on equality, and we urge the House of Representatives and the Senate to act swiftly.”
ERA Coalition Statement Marking the One-Year Anniversary of Equal Rights Amendment Effective Date
One year ago today, the Equal Rights Amendment should have been published as the 28th Amendment after meeting all requirements laid out in the U.S. Constitution. The ERA is already valid, despite not being published by the U.S. Archivist, and we will continue pursuing all avenues to push for full recognition.
On the 50th anniversary of Roe
January 22, 2023, is the 50th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, which, until last year, provided legal protections to those seeking to get an abortion.
ERA Coalition Statement Marking the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
“We’ve been fighting for sex equality for a century, and our mission is as fiercely urgent today as it was 100 years ago. It’s more important than ever that we enshrine the ERA in the Constitution, because our rights depend on it.”
Stalking and human trafficking in the Indigenous community
As Native women in the United States experience some of the highest rates of violent victimization for stalking and sex trafficking, the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) strongly supports the efforts to raise awareness of these crimes and offer resources to support survivors.
Bringing awareness & how to help: Human Trafficking Awareness Day 2023
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is a significant day of recognition as trafficking has a long-term impact on human lives, families and households, as well as communities across the globe. Right now, there are approximately 20 to 40 million slaves in the world, with approximately 80% of human trafficking today involving sexual exploitation, and 19% involving labor exploitation. Today’s observance of the illegal practice was implemented to raise awareness in regards to human trafficking, aid individuals and groups in identifying common signs of the practice, and reach victims with resources and support.